Protect Wanaka

Cover image:  Munira Wilson and Sarah Olney, the MPs for Twickenham and Richmond Park, cheer alongisde other campaigners outside the Royal Courts of Justice in London after the ruling. Photograph: Stefan...

Albert Town could experience up to 38 jets per day flying overhead if one of many future scenarios for Wanaka Airport comes to pass. Albert Town Community Association chairman Jim Cowie...

The Statement of Claim brought by the Wānaka Stakeholders Group and the Statements of Defence by Queenstown Lakes District Council and Queenstown Airport Corporation show the depth of locked horns on...

Tomorrow, our elected representatives are having an extraordinary meeting of Councillors to lay out some guiding principles for QAC in a “letter of expectation”. Each Councillor gets to vote on the...

This afternoon, Wanaka Stakeholders Group Incorporated wrote to the lead consultant of MartinJenkins to raise additional and serious concerns about the online survey which they are running for QLDC, including security...

The “ugly” debate over proposed commercial flights to Wanaka has led to accusations of defamatory comments and counterclaims of “Trumpian” behaviour. For 18 months the communities of Queenstown and Wanaka have been...

This year’s process of QLDC agreeing to the Airport’s strategic direction – think expanding Noise Boundaries – is about to kick off! The Council is meeting next Tuesday, the 25th, to...

“We have been trying to sound the alarm on ever increasing visitation and the accompanying lack of planning foresight for well over a decade. We suspect we are close to a...

The ice in Antarctica is melting six times faster than it did forty years ago, resulting in more calving of icebergs—with existential stakes.Photograph by Robin Wright On the final day of...

Opinion: Mark Sinclair lives in Wanaka and is deputy chair of Wanaka Stakeholders Group Inc.  Opinions expressed in this article are his own. Crux has approached both the Queenstown and Wanaka...